If you plan on using a state limited use or state restricted use pesticide, such as Grazon P+D, 2 4-D, Weedmaster, etc., and need a license, the Texas AgriLife Extension Service will be sponsoring a Private Applicator Training and Testing on Friday, February 24, 2016 at the Washington County Extension Office, 1305 E Blue Bell Road, Brenham. Books and study materials for the course need to be purchased ahead of time for $40.00 at the Extension Office. A registration fee of $10.00 will be charged for the training. The registration fee will include the training, additional study materials, refreshments, and breakfast. The training will begin at 8:30am and conclude at approximately 12:30pm.
The Texas Department of Agriculture who over sees the testing and administration of Applicator Licensing has contracted with PSI Services to administer the exam for agriculture pesticide applicator licensing. Applicants will coordinate testing with PSI at one of their 22 locations around Texas. Details on the process, locations, cost, and other pertinent information will be provided at the training to help applicants complete the licensing process. Once an applicant has completed the training, and pass the exam with a score of 70 or above, they will you will be eligible to apply for your Private Applicator
License, which will allow you to purchase all state limited use and restricted use pesticides used in agriculture.
In preparation for the training please remember these important things:
For more information and to reserve your spot at the training, contact the Texas A&M AgriLIFE Extension Office of Washington County at (979) 277-6212 or visit us online at http://washington.agrilife.org/